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May 25, 2013

# Posts by xavier

Total # Posts: 119

Physics
A 60.5-kg person, running horizontally with a velocity of +3.76 m/s, jumps onto a 10.4-kg sled that is initially at rest. (a) Ignoring the effects of friction during the collision, find the velocity of the sled and person as they move away. m/s (b) The sled and person coast 30...

Physics
A two-stage rocket moves in space at a constant velocity of 4650 m/s. The two stages are then separated by a small explosive charge placed between them. Immediately after the explosion the velocity of the 1240-kg upper stage is 5640 m/s in the same direction as before the expl...

Physics
A 0.030-kg bullet is fired straight up at a falling wooden block that has a mass of 5.0 kg. The bullet has a speed of 700 m/s when it strikes the block. The block originally was dropped from rest from the top of a building and had been falling for a time t when the collision w...

Physics
A cue ball (mass = 0.150 kg) is at rest on a frictionless pool table. The ball is hit dead center by a pool stick which applies an impulse of +1.45 N·s to the ball. The ball then slides along the table and makes an elastic head-on collision with a second ball of equal m...

Physics
Adolf and Ed are wearing harnesses and are hanging from the ceiling by means of ropes attached to them. They are face to face and push off against one another. Adolf has a mass of 117 kg, and Ed has a mass of 77 kg. Following the push, Adolf swings upward to a height of 0.65 m...

Physics
The lead female character in the movie Diamonds Are Forever is standing at the edge of an offshore oil rig. As she fires the gun, she is driven back over the edge and into the sea. Suppose the mass of a bullet is 0.005 kg, and its velocity is +726 m/s. Her mass (including the ...

Physics
For tests using a ballistocardiograph, a patient lies on a horizontal platform that is supported on jets of air. Because of the air jets, the friction impeding the horizontal motion of the platform is negligible. Each time the heart beats, blood is pushed out of the heart in a...

Physics
In an action-adventure movie, the hero lifts the 89-kg villain straight upward through a distance of 2.0 m in 0.47 s at a constant speed. What power does the hero produce while doing this?

Physics
A pitcher throws a 0.140-kg baseball, and it approaches the bat at a speed of 35.0 m/s. The bat does Wnc = 65.0 J of work on the ball in hitting it. Ignoring air resistance, determine the speed of the ball after the ball leaves the bat and is 25.0 m above the point of impact

Physics
A roller coaster (340. kg) moves from A (5.00 m above the ground) to B (28.0 m above the ground). Two nonconservative forces are present: friction does -2.00 104 J of work on the car, and a chain mechanism does +3.00 104 J of work to help the car up a long climb. What is the c...

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